Interchange Checker

Location: West Palm Beach

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Florida

Job Category: Operations

Publish Date: March 12, 2020

Company Description: Tropical has been rated as "best place to work" in the shipping industry for 10 years in a row. Employees enjoy our team spirit & work ethic and many have been with us for as long as 30 years. From those in the office to the team loading docks and conducting ship work, Tropical employees across the US, Canada, Bahamas and Caribbean reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business. We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, and competitive advantage. We hire great people and our teams feel a lot like family. Together we do outstanding work and we enjoy a fun healthy work life balance.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Tropical Shipping

Inspect and accurately update status in TLink for all equipment entering and exiting the port.

To apply for this job please visit hrwppb06v.trophq.tropical.com.


Accurately update TLink screen by inputting the following information: container or chassis, booking , status, and seal number, reefer temperature, DCM, OOG/1posth, weight, trucker and condition. Initiate follow up procedures in handling discrepancies found in any of the above listed functions.

Thoroughly inspect container and/or chassis condition to ensure cleanliness and that they are damage free and to accurately update system indicating any damages found. Inspect shipper owned containers to ensure they are structurally safe to be shipped and verify validity of CSC plate and or ACEP sticker.

Ensure Hazardous Materials documents (DCM) matches placards on containers and meets regulatory requirements and notify appropriate personnel if hazardous incompatibility exists.

Accurately update TLink, from shipper's DCM received from truckers, with all pertinent information required to complete DCM for vessels.

Check/Verify if bonds are validated for export of cargo.

Check to ensure loads on flat racks are properly secured as per "Flat Rack Securing Guidelines".
Check and validate reefer set/read temperature against booked temperature and notify Reefer Dept,/Reefer Tech of any discrepancies found.

Inspection all containers and trailers at exit per Security Department requirements.
Assist in initial receiving of LCL delivery drivers as needed.

Performs all other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent
EXPERIENCE: Six months general clerical experience.
LICENSE: Valid Local Driver's License.
PHYSICAL: Operations - Manual dexterity to perform repetitive motion tasks on computer or handheld. Ability to frequently twist, bend, reach, squat, kneel, climb on equipment, push/pull 50 pounds, crawl, lift and carry at least 80 pounds on a daily basis. Able to withstand constant exposure to extreme weather conditions.

(Education and experience minimums can be substituted with any equivalent combination of training and experience)